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SXSW Accelerator runs Saturday, March 8 and Sunday, March 9
Written by Hugh Forrest | March 7, 2014

March 8-9: SXSW Accelerator Showcases the Best of Emerging Technologies

The 2014 SXSW Accelerator pitch competition presented by Oracle kicks off on Saturday, March 8, at 11:00 a.m. at the Hilton Austin Downtown. 48 startups representing the best of emerging technologies in six categories will compete before emcees and judges that include former Apple CEO John Sculley.


2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: The Biggest Collaborative Street Art Gallery

Marina Bortoluzzi is one of the owners of a new startup, Instagrafite -- follow them at @Instagrafite. Her partner, Marcelo Pimentel is the heart of the project, and serves as the curator and liaison to well-known artists. Bortoluzzi joined the project to turn it into a...

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: The New Startup Garage for Innovation? Libraries!

Janie Hermann has worked in libraries for almost twenty years, in the areas of technology training, business outreach and research. Currently, she serves as Public Programming Librarian at the Princeton Public Library. She is always seeking new partnerships and ways to keep libraries relevant. This year at SXSW...

So much convergence at SXSW 2014!
Written by Hugh Forrest | March 6, 2014

So Much Incredible Industry Convergence at SXSW 2014!

A unique mix of uber-creative professionals from three different industries (Interactive, Film and Music) helps make SXSWeek such an amazing experience. From SXsports sessions to Ballroom D programming, the Convergence section of the SXSW website explains all your options to connect with professional from other industries. Maximize...

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Putting a Real-Time Face on Polling

Philip Resnik has many thoughts to share about his panel at SXSW Interactive, “Putting a Real-Time Face on Polling". A professor from the University of Maryland, Resnick does research in computational linguistics, with interests both in the application of natural language processing techniques to practical problems such...

The LP Questionnaire/Pick Three - Drennon Davis

Drennon Davis is real funny, real innovative and real cute.

His imaginative twists on stand-up comedy involve original music, ridiculous characters and impressions and animation. He's bringing his live musical comedy show, the Imaginary Radio Program, to our city next week.

Drennon lives in San Francisco and has...